The relationship between technology and China is getting complicated

The relationship between technology and China has had its ups and downs for decades. Between geopolitical issues, Covid lockdowns and now allegations of espionage, the relationship is probably at its lowest point. Unfortunately, this is forcing companies to make significant…

Cybersecurity is just one aspect to enterprise technology risk

Companies across the globe are focused on cybersecurity threats yet another major threat is looming in the shadows. While companies and boards of directors focus on cybersecurity threats from hackers, breaches, ransomware and internal compromise, there is another significant risk…

Is cloud computing more expensive than alternatives?

This question seems to come up every year. Yesterday, there was a thread on Twitter that again raised the question of whether public cloud is cheaper than the alternatives. I wrote about this a few years ago in the post ‘Is public…

Building a technology strategy to support business transformation

Companies right and left are looking for ways to transform their business. Changes to customer demand and operational functions are key business transformation drivers. Companies need to make decisions faster and with more accuracy. In order to effectively manage business…

Leading through a pandemic with Ahsan Baig

This week I’m joined by Ahsan Baig, the Chief Information Officer of AC Transit. In our discussion, we cover Ahsan’s perspective on how the pandemic has created a silver lining for his organization and stakeholders. We talk about the importance…